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Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 626 works in 1,190 publications in 3 languages and 25,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical films  Western films  Biographical films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Christmas films 
Roles: Distributor, Copyright holder, Director, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wayne stars as a Union officer, who is ordered to burn the plantation of his southern wife. She won't speak to him for 15 years, during which time he is assigned to the Indian Wars in the southwest. The Apaches cause trouble by escaping across the Rio Grande, until Wayne is allowed to follow
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the year 1910, New Englander Sarah Wheaton answers an ad for a mail-order bride placed by Kansas farmer Jacob Witting, a widower rearing two children. She begins a 30 day trial period as their guest and enthusiastically assumes all motherly responsibilities. As the days pass, this lonely, motherless family gradually opens their hearts to Sarah and slowly comes to terms with their painful past. Their lives again become spontaneous and magical. Love and respect replace fear and distrust as they join together as a family"--Container
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Thornton, an American prizefighter who swears off boxing after accidentally killing an opponent, returns to the Irish town of his birth, and finds happiness when he falls in love with, and marries the fiery Mary Kate. Though tempted to pick up the gloves against Mary Kate's brother, the town bully, Sean is determined not to use his fists, until Mary Kate boards a train to leave, and Sean is finally ready to take matters into his own hands
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 1992 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In High noon, a retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. In The making of High noon, Leonard Maltin gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a classic film
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as the weight of their crimes proves their undoing. The 21 minutes cut upon its initial release have been put back, and the original soundtrack, with the cast using Scottish accents has been restored
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer teams up with the city's biggest mob boss in a scheme to control the numbers racket, but he turns against his boss when the latter kills the lawyer's younger brother
John Steinbeck's the red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of a family is threatened by a boy's devotion to a red pony and the boy's friendship with a hired hand
O pioneers! by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, an immigrant's daughter inherits her family's Nebraska farm and her father's fierce love for the land. Fifteen years later she has made the family a fortune through her canny management of the farm, but has never forgotten the young man who left the prairie to seek his fortune
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical account of his explosive homelife with his drug-addicted mother, alcoholic father and emotionally unstable older brother
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Shakespeare's play depicting the successful conspiracy to assassinate the Roman emperor, Julius Caesar
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Mira, a small town in California, is suddenly beset with cases of townspeople acting in strange ways and evidence points to an invasion of extraterrestrial origins. With only a few other believers, Dr. Miles Bennell tries to warn the larger world while evading capture by those he once trusted
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an actor unable to separate the roles he plays on stage from his private life. Ronald Colman gives a brilliant performance as Anthony John, an actor playing Othello, who is obsessed by the role to the extent that he feels he must murder his ex-wife who happens to be cast as Desdemona
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the sudden death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent from their home in India to the English estate of a distant family friend. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident occurred there. With the help of Dickon, an engaging local boy, and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life. Together, they transform the barren earth into a world of splendor, discovering its magic, unlocking its mysteries...and revealing the secret of happiness to them all
Body and soul by Robert Rossen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita by Federico Fellini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Italian and English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist mingles with the high society of modern Rome and is alternately bewitched and sickened by what he sees
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell is court-martialed after campaigning to build an armed Air Force against the will of his superiors in the Army Air Service. Based on a true story
Tanpopo = Dandelion by Jūzō Itami( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tampopo follows the life of a young widow who runs a small noodle restaurant in Tokoyo and her quest for the perfect bowl of ramen. Helping her to attain top ramen status is Goro, the truck driver who at first criticizes Tampopo's cooking ability and then helps her to master it
Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cujo by Lewis Teague( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vic and Donna Trenton struggle to repair their crumbling marriage. Their young son, Tad, befriends a hulking, lovable, 200-pound St. Bernard named Cujo. With Vic away on business, Donna and Tad take their rundown car to be fixed at the remote farm of their mechanic. As their Pinto dies, Cujo appears. But the once docile dog has undergone a hideous transformation, and becomes a slavering, demonic, implacable killer possessed by almost supernatural strength, not to mention cunning
 
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